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Maier throws for three touchdowns, leads Stampeders to 25-24 win over Lions

Maier throws for three touchdowns, leads Stampeders to 25-24 win over Lions

CALGARY — Clarke Barnes caught a five-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Jake Maier in the fourth quarter and the Calgary Stampeders hung on for a 25-24 win over the B.C. Lions on Sunday at McMahon Stadium.
Baby Gourmet Foods recalls organic baby cereal over possible bacteria contamination

Baby Gourmet Foods recalls organic baby cereal over possible bacteria contamination

CALGARY — A brand of baby cereal is being pulled from all in-store and online retailers in Canada due to possible Cronobacter contamination.
Climate-related extreme weather puts oil and gas assets, production at risk

Climate-related extreme weather puts oil and gas assets, production at risk

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. filed a disclosure document last year laying out what would happen if extreme weather were to force a 10-day shutdown of its massive Base Plant oilsands mine in northern Alberta.
Wally Buono to receive Wall of Fame honour from Calgary Stampeders

Wally Buono to receive Wall of Fame honour from Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — When Wally Buono steps onto the field at McMahon Stadium on Sunday, he’ll soak in every moment in front of family, friends and fans.
Calgary Stampeders looking to avenge Week 2 loss to B.C. Lions

Calgary Stampeders looking to avenge Week 2 loss to B.C. Lions

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders will have redemption on their minds when they host the B.C. Lions at McMahon Stadium on Sunday night.
Alberta wildfires prompt more evacuations, and Edmonton offers masks for smoke

Alberta wildfires prompt more evacuations, and Edmonton offers masks for smoke

EDMONTON — Wildfires in northern Alberta forced more people from their homes on Saturday while Edmonton offered masks to residents to help them deal with all the smoke.
Wildfires erupt in B.C. with lightning, heat fuelling fire behaviour across province

Wildfires erupt in B.C. with lightning, heat fuelling fire behaviour across province

The mayor of a British Columbia Interior community says the area's long-term care residents have been moved out as a fast-moving wildfire looms nearby. Barbara Roden, mayor of Ashcroft, B.C.
Alberta town takes action fighting crime, addressing homelessness, addictions issues

Alberta town takes action fighting crime, addressing homelessness, addictions issues

COLD LAKE, ALTA. — In Cold Lake, Alta., drivers leaning through windows at the McDonald’s drive-thru have been ambushed by people running by and snatching food right out of their hands.
'No plan': Accused in Coutts murder-conspiracy trial denies plot to kill police

'No plan': Accused in Coutts murder-conspiracy trial denies plot to kill police

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Chris Carbert brought guns and body armour to the Coutts blockade, but says there was no plan for violence unless he had to perhaps flee to the mountains and fend off someone trying to give him a COVID-19 vaccine shot.
Dozens forced from northern Alberta community after fire threatens key road

Dozens forced from northern Alberta community after fire threatens key road

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA — Dozens of residents of a northern Alberta hamlet were out of their homes Friday as a wildfire threatened their community.